Nuneaton Museum and Art Gallery

Museum building
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The Museum and Art Gallery is set in the beautiful Riversley Park and has three galleries which house regularly changing temporary and touring art exhibitions. We also have galleries devoted to permanent displays of local author George Eliot, local history and our fine art collection.

Venue Type:

Historic house or home, Gallery, Museum

Opening hours

Museum & Tearoom Opening Times:
Tuesday - Saturday 10.30-16.30
Sunday 14.00-16.30
Bank Holiday Mondays

Closed: Monday (except Bank Holidays)

Admission charges

Admission Free

Collection details

Archaeology, Costume and Textiles, Industry, Literature, Personalities, Social History

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.

Julia Snowdin – Through New Eyes

  • 13 August — 9 October 2016 *on now

The giant column of knitted strips celebrates creativity and through the exhibition Julia takes a new approach to the traditional practice of knitting. Through New Eyes uses the idea of creating from thoughts and feelings, and Julia believes that by following your feelings everyone can create expressive pieces of work. There will be artwork for sale in this show.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Free

Website

http://www.nuneatonandbedworth.gov.uk/museum

Interactive exhibition by Techniquest – Musiquest

  • 10 September — 6 November 2016 *on now

As with all our shows entry is free to members of the public, however there is a small charge to school groups. Members of the public are advised to visit this show Friday-Sunday, or after 3.30pm Tuesday – Thursday. This is to avoid coinciding with a school booking, as the exhibition will be closed to the public when school groups are present. Check on Facebook for latest opening news!

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Free, except for group bookings.

Website

http://www.nuneatonandbedworth.gov.uk/museum

David Kearney – Small is Beautiful

  • 24 September — 27 November 2016 *on now

After 20 years of working as a published illustrator David presents a selection of original illustrations from published books, alongside an array of landscapes which he has since produced as a practicing artist. Take this opportunity to see never before exhibited original works. Included in the show are original illustrations from books such as “Nancy Drew – The Clue of the Broken Locket”, “The Long Corridor” by Catherine Cookson and the Ladybird children’s book “The Three Billygoats Gruff”.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Free

Website

http://www.nuneatonandbedworth.gov.uk/museum

Nuneaton Museum and Art Gallery
Riversley Park
Coton Road
Nuneaton
Warwickshire
CV11 5TU
England

Website

www.nuneatonandbedworth.gov.uk/info/200259/museum_and_art_gallery/62/visiting_the_museum_and_art_gallery

E-mail

museum@nuneatonandbedworth.gov.uk

Telephone

024 7635 0720

Fax

024 763 43559

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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